Film / Theatre Reviews

Kissing Candice

June 20th, 2018 | by Conor Smyth

This review was originally published as part of the Belfast Film Festival ’18 coverage. The Omagh-born Aoife McArdle showcased her …


Rampage

April 13th, 2018 | by Conor Smyth

Even in stupidity there can be poetry. In the Midway Games’ Rampage series, released across arcades and consoles since 1986, …


Michael Inside

April 12th, 2018 | by Eimear Dodd

There can be a certain suspicion about films that generate a lot of positive advance word. Can any film really …


A Quiet Place

April 10th, 2018 | by Conor Smyth

For anyone forced to do the Sunday visit rounds, the concept of family life as an exercise in barely tolerable, …


Love, Simon

April 2nd, 2018 | by Conor Smyth

Love, Simon is a queer teen drama that wants you to know up front it’s sorry for being so, well, …


Ready Player One

March 28th, 2018 | by Conor Smyth

After Steven Spielberg changed the movie world with Jaws in 1975, he bought a cavernous Beverley Hills home and filled …


A Wrinkle in Time

March 28th, 2018 | by Eimear Dodd

In ‘Anthem’ Leonard Cohen sang ‘there is a crack in everything/that’s how the light gets in.’ These lines have been …


Unsane

March 23rd, 2018 | by Conor Smyth

Before last year’s criminally ignored The Florida Project, Sean Baker made headlines by shooting 2015 feature Tangerine on iPhone gear …



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